The population explosion

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Simon and Schuster, 1990 - Political Science - 320 pages
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Paul Ehrlich's landmark 1968 bestseller, The Population Bomb, warned against the catastrophic consequences of unchecked population growth. In The Population Explosion, he demonstrates that the environmental and demographic crises he predicted have now arrived.

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User Review  - Susan Arra - Goodreads

Very interesting especially since it was written in the late 1980's....depressing because not enough has been done to change the way we live. Read full review

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User Review  - Richard Reese - Goodreads

Following the publication of The Population Bomb in 1968, the new predicament of overpopulation was inducted into our gruesome mob of predicaments. World leaders snapped to attention, contemplated ... Read full review

Contents

Why Isnt Everyone as Scared as We Are?
13
The OneTime Bonanza
24
The Ultimate Resource
66
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Paul R. Ehrlich is Bing Professor of Population Studies and professor of biological sciences at Stanford University. The author of "Human Natures," "The Population Bomb," and many other books, as well as hundreds of papers, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a recipient of numerous international honors, including the Crafoord Prize, an explicit substitute for the Nobel Prize in fields of science in which the latter is not given.
Anne H. Ehrlich is affiliated with Stanford's Department of Biological Sciences and Center for C6onservation Biology. She has served on the board of the Sierra Club and other conservation organizations, has coauthored more than ten books with her husband (including" One with Nineveh"), and is a recipient of the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement and the United Nations Environment Programme\Sasakawa Environment Prize.

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